wp post update

Updates one or more existing posts.

OPTIONS OPTIONS

<id>…
One or more IDs of posts to update.
[--post_author=<post_author>]
The ID of the user who added the post. Default is the current user ID.
[--post_date=<post_date>]
The date of the post. Default is the current time.
[--post_date_gmt=<post_date_gmt>]
The date of the post in the GMT timezone. Default is the value of $post_date.
[--post_content=<post_content>]
The post content. Default empty.
[--post_content_filtered=<post_content_filtered>]
The filtered post content. Default empty.
[--post_title=<post_title>]
The post title. Default empty.
[--post_excerpt=<post_excerpt>]
The post excerpt. Default empty.
[--post_status=<post_status>]
The post status. Default ‘draft’.
[--post_type=<post_type>]
The post type. Default ‘post’.
[--comment_status=<comment_status>]
Whether the post can accept comments. Accepts ‘open’ or ‘closed’. Default is the value of ‘default_comment_status’ option.
[--ping_status=<ping_status>]
Whether the post can accept pings. Accepts ‘open’ or ‘closed’. Default is the value of ‘default_ping_status’ option.
[--post_password=<post_password>]
The password to access the post. Default empty.
[--post_name=<post_name>]
The post name. Default is the sanitized post title when creating a new post.
[--to_ping=<to_ping>]
Space or carriage return-separated list of URLs to ping. Default empty.
[--pinged=<pinged>]
Space or carriage return-separated list of URLs that have been pinged. Default empty.
[--post_modified=<post_modified>]
The date when the post was last modified. Default is the current time.
[--post_modified_gmt=<post_modified_gmt>]
The date when the post was last modified in the GMT timezone. Default is the current time.
[--post_parent=<post_parent>]
Set this for the post it belongs to, if any. Default 0.
[--menu_order=<menu_order>]
The order the post should be displayed in. Default 0.
[--post_mime_type=<post_mime_type>]
The mime type of the post. Default empty.
[--guid=<guid>]
Global Unique ID for referencing the post. Default empty.
[--post_category=<post_category>]
Array of category names, slugs, or IDs. Defaults to value of the ‘default_category’ option.
[--tags_input=<tags_input>]
Array of tag names, slugs, or IDs. Default empty.
[--tax_input=<tax_input>]
Array of taxonomy terms keyed by their taxonomy name. Default empty.
[--meta_input=<meta_input>]
Array in JSON format of post meta values keyed by their post meta key. Default empty.
[<file>]
Read post content from <file>. If this value is present, the
--post_content argument will be ignored.

Passing - as the filename will cause post content to
be read from STDIN.

--<field>=<value>
One or more fields to update. See wp_insert_post().
[--defer-term-counting]
Recalculate term count in batch, for a performance boost.

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EXAMPLES EXAMPLES

$ wp post update 123 --post_name=something --post_status=draft
Success: Updated post 123.

# Update a post with multiple meta values.
$ wp post update 123 --meta_input='{"key1":"value1","key2":"value2"}'
Success: Updated post 123.

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GLOBAL PARAMETERS GLOBAL PARAMETERS

These global parameters have the same behavior across all commands and affect how WP-CLI interacts with WordPress.

Argument Description
--path=<path> Path to the WordPress files.
--url=<url> Pretend request came from given URL. In multisite, this argument is how the target site is specified.
--ssh=[<scheme>:][<user>@]<host\|container>[:<port>][<path>] Perform operation against a remote server over SSH (or a container using scheme of “docker”, “docker-compose”, “vagrant”).
--http=<http> Perform operation against a remote WordPress install over HTTP.
--user=<id\|login\|email> Set the WordPress user.
--skip-plugins[=<plugin>] Skip loading all or some plugins. Note: mu-plugins are still loaded.
--skip-themes[=<theme>] Skip loading all or some themes.
--skip-packages Skip loading all installed packages.
--require=<path> Load PHP file before running the command (may be used more than once).
--[no-]color Whether to colorize the output.
--debug[=<group>] Show all PHP errors; add verbosity to WP-CLI bootstrap.
--prompt[=<assoc>] Prompt the user to enter values for all command arguments, or a subset specified as comma-separated values.
--quiet Suppress informational messages.

Command documentation is regenerated at every release. To add or update an example, please submit a pull request against the corresponding part of the codebase.